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Park Kitchen

#185 of 3,683 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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422 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 (NW Glisan & Flanders)
Max stop Union Station Yellow and Green Lines. All downtown buses stop in vicinity.
(503) 223-7275
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasting menu

Go for the tasting menu....it was very good, great seasonal selections... If you are in Portland you must visit this restaurant...

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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166 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Go for the tasting menu....it was very good, great seasonal selections... If you are in Portland you must visit this restaurant...

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Lafayette, California, United States
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We sampled a bunch of plates here last night, and almost all of them were very delicious. The radish salad was simple and good; The beet salad with smoked fish was something better than that. I would have never thought to put that combination of tastes together. The homemade pasta with short ribs was decent but a little bland and... More 

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Happy Valley, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Okay - but not wonderful. Food was well prepared; menu was different. We had roasted pork shoulder, with missing(?) cornbread dressing, preceeded by radish salad. Served in a timely fashion, with pleasant servers. Table for 2 was very small Nothing special here - and no reason to return. Street-side parking. Not busy when we were there.

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Portland, Oregon
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121 reviews 121 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

had a date night with my wife. we are foodies. she did not confirm that we were on for the night until several days prior. some of the restaurants I originally sought were booked. I knew that the park kitchen guy had been nominated for the James Beard Award, so I would give it a try. So the day of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Business dinner for 4 on a Monday night. The place was not all all busy with only a few tables occupied. Service was good - attentive, but not hovering or pushy. The menu is, well, interesting. No simple slabs of meat or fish at this place. I had as an appetizer (small plate) a skillet with a fried egg topped... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Paid $200+ for Valentine's Dinner. People were friendly but service was rushed. Cheap wine glasses and tables so close together you could hear everyone's conversation. Limited menu and food came out within 60 seconds of placing the order. Meat was lukewarm and dry. We will not return. Overall not a great experience for a special night. Will go back to... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Bar tender is passionate about drinks and is excellent (the drinks are awesome). Service is good. Food is mediocre at best... Beef was extremely dry and clams were fishy. Not up to par for our Valentine's Day date night (or any night frankly). Would not come back.

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Massachusetts
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173 reviews 173 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This a complete Find. The staff (Beth and Brandon last night) is knowledgeable, polite, and quite capable. The food is superbly prepared and well-presented. I had the house salad to start which was crisp and ample, and the pork with redeye gravy, collards, and cornbread dressing was delicious. My friend had two small plates, which were also very well prepared.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We enjoyed our meal and our waiter was very good. However, we were a little under-whelmed after the hype about this restaurant. We feel we have had equal meals at a lower cost in Portland. However, as a wine lover, they do have some lovely non-Champagne bubblies by the glass. Also the wine list had some very interesting wines.

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Isle of Palms, SC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My wife had the truly interesting dish of the night: squid stuffed with lamb. She enjoyed it so much, that I didn't even get a taste! Four of us had delicious meals, great service, and even with being seated next to the open kitchen, the noise level was not a problem. Delightful, and we will go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 422 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
    (NW Glisan & Flanders)
  • Public Transportation: Max stop Union Station Yellow and Green Lines. All downtown buses stop in vicinity.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighborhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: (503) 223-7275

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Happy Valley, Oregon
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?